When Can You Start Calling Yourself a Writer?

Having spent time with enough authors, I assure you that no one on the publishing continuum (except perhaps JK Rowling, and I can't vouch for her) feels that they've "made it" and can now phone in the rest of their writing career. But Theresa's Tales of Teaching takes it a step backward, asking where the line is where one crosses over into that comfortable zone of feeling that they're on their way to... something. ...more
@MargoBerendsen I'll definitely remember how it used to feel because I've been feeling it for 5+ ... more

When Can You Start Calling Yourself a Writer?

Having spent time with enough authors, I assure you that no one on the publishing continuum (except perhaps JK Rowling, and I can't vouch for her) feels that they've "made it" and can now phone in the rest of their writing career. But Theresa's Tales of Teaching takes it a step backward, asking where the line is where one crosses over into that comfortable zone of feeling that they're on their way to... something. ...more
@Victoria Marie Lees thanks for the encouragement. I'm impressed that you were able to complete ... more

When Can You Start Calling Yourself a Writer?

Having spent time with enough authors, I assure you that no one on the publishing continuum (except perhaps JK Rowling, and I can't vouch for her) feels that they've "made it" and can now phone in the rest of their writing career. But Theresa's Tales of Teaching takes it a step backward, asking where the line is where one crosses over into that comfortable zone of feeling that they're on their way to... something. ...more
@katbro thanks. I'm glad you look forward to my posts. more

When Can You Start Calling Yourself a Writer?

Having spent time with enough authors, I assure you that no one on the publishing continuum (except perhaps JK Rowling, and I can't vouch for her) feels that they've "made it" and can now phone in the rest of their writing career. But Theresa's Tales of Teaching takes it a step backward, asking where the line is where one crosses over into that comfortable zone of feeling that they're on their way to... something. ...more
@Jemi Fraser that is so sweet. Thank you! You're a great blogging friend. more

When Can You Start Calling Yourself a Writer?

Having spent time with enough authors, I assure you that no one on the publishing continuum (except perhaps JK Rowling, and I can't vouch for her) feels that they've "made it" and can now phone in the rest of their writing career. But Theresa's Tales of Teaching takes it a step backward, asking where the line is where one crosses over into that comfortable zone of feeling that they're on their way to... something. ...more
@Neurotic Workaholic I'm so glad you can relate to my blog. I can relate to yours as well. ... more

When Can You Start Calling Yourself a Writer?

Having spent time with enough authors, I assure you that no one on the publishing continuum (except perhaps JK Rowling, and I can't vouch for her) feels that they've "made it" and can now phone in the rest of their writing career. But Theresa's Tales of Teaching takes it a step backward, asking where the line is where one crosses over into that comfortable zone of feeling that they're on their way to... something. ...more
@MedeiaSharif thank you. I consider you a generous blogger too. You have a published book on ... more

When Can You Start Calling Yourself a Writer?

Having spent time with enough authors, I assure you that no one on the publishing continuum (except perhaps JK Rowling, and I can't vouch for her) feels that they've "made it" and can now phone in the rest of their writing career. But Theresa's Tales of Teaching takes it a step backward, asking where the line is where one crosses over into that comfortable zone of feeling that they're on their way to... something. ...more
@Alesa i do face my challenges with trepidation. As for persevering... You're right, there are ... more

When Can You Start Calling Yourself a Writer?

Having spent time with enough authors, I assure you that no one on the publishing continuum (except perhaps JK Rowling, and I can't vouch for her) feels that they've "made it" and can now phone in the rest of their writing career. But Theresa's Tales of Teaching takes it a step backward, asking where the line is where one crosses over into that comfortable zone of feeling that they're on their way to... something. ...more
@JennaHatfield Jenna, that's so awful. There are people who just have to pull others down. ... more

When Can You Start Calling Yourself a Writer?

Having spent time with enough authors, I assure you that no one on the publishing continuum (except perhaps JK Rowling, and I can't vouch for her) feels that they've "made it" and can now phone in the rest of their writing career. But Theresa's Tales of Teaching takes it a step backward, asking where the line is where one crosses over into that comfortable zone of feeling that they're on their way to... something. ...more
@isthisthemiddle Thanks for sharing. I like the writing community because it is so supportive ... more

When Can You Start Calling Yourself a Writer?

Having spent time with enough authors, I assure you that no one on the publishing continuum (except perhaps JK Rowling, and I can't vouch for her) feels that they've "made it" and can now phone in the rest of their writing career. But Theresa's Tales of Teaching takes it a step backward, asking where the line is where one crosses over into that comfortable zone of feeling that they're on their way to... something. ...more
@Susan Eoff I agree. It probably takes a long list of accomplishments and a steady income ... more